Events

PAST EVENTS FOR 2016

3/18 – Merry Mates Event. Dinner, presentation, book signing, 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m, First United Methodist Church of Birmingham, Merry Mates Fellowship Hall #152, 1589 W. Maple Rd, Birmingham, MI 48009

3/29 – Book Club Meeting. Private event. Clinton Township, Michigan.

4/16 – Local Authors Fair. Grosse Pointe Public Library Woods Branch, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 20680 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236 www.gp.lib.mi.us

5/22 – Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County. Presentation, book signing, 1:30 p.m. Education Center Auditorium, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Campus, 5305 Elliott Drive Ypsilanti, MI 48197

6/3 – Czech Center New York. FORUM: Book Readings, Signing & Poetry App. Readings by American authors on Czech themes. Including works by Ivan Backer, Charles Novacek, Richard Katrovas, Jo-Anne Elikann and Kevin J. McNamara.  7:00 p.m. Ballroom, Bohemian Hall, 321 E. 73rd St., New York, NY 10021

6/3-6/4 – Czech Center New York. FORUM: Book Fair. Publishing houses & book shops will sell works by authors featured (and others) at PSP in NYC Literary Festival. 6/3 – 7:00 – 10:00 p.m., 6/4 – 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Ballroom, Bohemian Hall, 321 E. 73rd St., New York, NY 10021

7/10 – Source Booksellers, Introduction of authors Stefany Anne Golberg and Morgan Meis at their book talk. 4:00 p.m. 4240 Cass Avenue, Ste. 105, Detroit 48201

7/16 – Classy Lassies of St. Bonaventure Red Hat Chapter. Luncheon presentation, book signing. 12 noon

Look for BORDER CROSSINGS at the SUNDAY STREET MARKET in Detroit’s Eastern Market

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PAST EVENTS FOR 2014/2015

10/21-24 – Czechoslovak Genealogical/Cultural Conference. Exhibitor, Marriott Cedar Rapids, 1200 Collis Road NE, Cedar Rapids, IA. www.cgsi.org

9/30 – Huntington Woods Public Library. (Rescheduled) Presentation/Signing, 7:00 p.m., 26415 Scotia, Huntington Woods, MI 48070, http://www.huntington-woods.lib.mi.us/

9/25 – Study Group on “Border Crossings.” University of Michigan, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), 9:30 a.m., Turner Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, http://olli-umich.org/study_groups.html

9/23 – AAUW Grosse Pointe MI Branch and Friends of Grosse Pointe Public Library. Presentation/Signing, 7:00 p.m., Grosse Pointe Public Library, Woods Branch, 20680 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods, MI 48236, http://grossepointe-mi.aauw.net/

2015

7/11 – Fenton Art Walk. Book signing, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Fenton’s Open Book, 105 W. Shiawassee Ave., Fenton, MI 48430. www.fentonsopenbook.wix.com, www.fentonbecloser.com 

6/24 – Elderwise. Presentation, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, The Red Cross Building, 4624 Packard Rd., Ann Arbor, MI 48103. www.elderwiselearning.org

5/20 – Center Line High School. Presentation for AP World History students of Jaime Bellos. Closed to public. Center Line, MI 48015

5/11 – Prime Timers, St. James Catholic Church. Presentation, 1:15 p.m., 46325 Ten Mile Rd., Novi, MI 48374

5/2 – Milford Public Library, Local Author Fair, 2:00 p.m – 4:00 p.m., 330 Family Drive, Milford, MI 48381 www.milfordlibrary.info

4/25 - Literary Ventures, Czech & Slovak Cultural Center of Minnesota. Book discussion, 10 a.m. – 12 noon, CSPS Hall 383 Michigan St., St., Paul, MN 55102 http://cs-center.org 

4/24 -  Czech Slovak Sokol Minnesota. Illustrated talk, 7:00 p.m., CSPS Hall 383 Michigan St., St., Paul, MN 55102

4/15 – Study Group on “Border Crossings.” University of Michigan, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), 10:00 a.m., Turner Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, www.olli-umich.org 

4/13 – Book Club Meeting (Private event). Presentation, Grosse Pointe, MI

4/9 – “Cass Corridor Conversation,” Panel Discussion,  University of Michigan, Semester in Detroit Students @ Source Booksellers, 4240 Cass Avenue, Ste. 105 Detroit 48201

4/8 – Illustrated Talk (Private event). University Commons, Ann Arbor, MI

4/7 – Adult Learning Institute (ALI). Illustrated talk, 10:00 a.m., Oakland Community College, Orchard Ridge Campus, 27055 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334 -4579. www.ali-occ.org

3/28 – Plymouth District Library. Local Author Fair, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., 223 South Main St., Plymouth, MI 48170, www.plymouthlibrary.org

3/25 – Southfield Public Library. Presentation/Signing, 6:30 p.m., 26300 Evergreen Rd., Southfield, MI 48076, www.southfieldlibrary.org

3/7 – Fenton’s Open Book. Signing, 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon, exhibit @ Fenton Community Expo, Fenton High School,  3200 W. Shiawassee Ave., Fenton, MI 48430 www.fentonsopenbook.wix.com

2/24 – Pages Bookshop. Presentation/Signing, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. @Always Brewing Detroit, 19180 Grand River, Detroit, MI 48823, www.pagesbookshop.com

2014 

12/14 – “Sunday Street Market Holiday Market.” Detroit Eastern Market, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Shed 3, Detroit, MI

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12/12 – “Book Club Meeting.” Talk, 12:00 noon, Detroit
Athletic Club, Literary Club members event, Detroit, MI

12/7 – “Sunday Street Market Holiday Market.” Detroit Eastern Market, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Shed 3, Detroit, MI

12/6 – “The Giving Season: Orion Township Public Library’s Local Author & Illustrator Fair.” Book Sale/Signing, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, www.orionlibrary.org

12/2 – Flint Genealogical Society. Presentation/Signing, 7:00 p.m., Burton Senior Activity Center, 3410 South Grand Traverse, Burton, MI 48529, just north of Holy Redeemer Church. Visitors are welcome

11/29 - “Small Business Saturday.” Greeter, Local Author Roundabout, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Source Booksellers, 4240 Cass Avenue, Ste. 105, Detroit 48201, www.sourcebooksdetroit.com, www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-yP31klVgc

11/19 – Global Awareness Day, “Holocaust, Persecution and Refugees.” Presentation/Signing, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., St. Clair Community College, Fine Arts Theatre, 323 Erie Street, Port Huron, MI 48061-5015. Part of a daylong event beginning at 10:00 a.m. Free and open to the public. www.sc4.edu/global

11/4“Book Club Meeting.” Talk/Signing, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Cromaine District Library, 3688 N. Hartland Rd., Hartland, MI 48353, www.cromaine.org

10/29 – Marshall Arts Book Club Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Ferndale, MI 48220

10/29 – Independence Village of Brighton Valley – Presentation, 11:00 a.m., Brighton, MI 48116

10/27 – “Authors Live Luncheon.” Sponsored by Novi Public Library – Presentation/Signing, 11:30 a.m., Fox Run, 41000 13 Mile Rd., Novi, MI 48377, www.novilibrary.org

10/23 – “Cavalcade of Authors.” 2014 Michigan Association for Media in Education (MAME) Annual Conference, 10:35 – 11:45 presentations and 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. signing,  Sheraton Hotel, 3200 Boardwalk, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, www.mimame.org/our-annual-conference.html

10/15 – “Study Group on “Border Crossings.” University of Michigan, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), 10:00 a.m., Turner Resource Center, 2401 Plymouth Rd. Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, www.olli-umich.org/study_groups.html

10/13 – “History Lives @ the Library,” Livonia Civic Center Library. Presentation/Signing, 7:00 p.m., 3277 Five Mile, Livonia, MI 48154, www.livonia.lib.mi.us

10/8 – Scarab Club. – Presentation/Painting & Textile Exhibit/Signing, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., 217 Farnsworth, Detroit, MI 48202, www.scarabclub.org 

9/27- SE Michigan Post-Polio Support Group. Presentation/Signing. 10:30 a.m., Troy, MI 48084

9/20 – Berkley Public Library. Presentation/Signing.
2:00 p.m.,
3155 Coolidge Hwy., Berkley, MI 48072, www.berkley.lib.mi.us

9/10 – Huntington Woods Public Library. POSTPONED   until library flood damage is repaired. Presentation/Signing, 7:00 p.m., 26415 Scotia, Huntington Woods, MI 48070, www.huntington-woods.lib.mi.us

9/9 – Rotary Club of Royal Oak. Presentation/Signing, 12:10 p.m., Royal Oak Woman’s Club, 404 S. Pleasant, Royal Oak, MI 48067. www.clubrunner.ca/royaloak

BORDER CROSSINGS @ EASTERN MARKET “SUNDAY STREET  MARKET” in Detroit, MI 48207, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Sundays through August, 2014, www.detroiteasternmarket.com

9/7 - Kerrytown BookFest. Exhibitor/Vendor, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Ann Arbor Farmers’ Market, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, www.kerrytownbookfest.org

9/4 – National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library.  Presentation/Signing, 7:00 p.m., 1400 Inspiration Place SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, www.ncsml.org

7/24 – “Book Marked on Cass Avenue: Talk + Walk: Happy 313 Birthday, Detroit!” 11:00 a.m. A walking tour covering a slice of history with a slice of birthday cake.  Starts @ Source Booksellers, 4240 Cass Avenue, Ste. 105, Detroit 48201, www.sourcebooksdetroit.com

7/21 – Warren Public Library – Presentation/Signing, 6:00 p.m., Civic Center Library, 12 Mile & Van Dyke, Warren, MI 48093, www.warrenlibrary.net

6/21 – Ann Arbor Book Festival: Street Fair – Exhibitor/Vendor, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Washington St. between 4th Ave. & 5th Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48104

6/4 – “Cass Corridor Conversation,” Panel Discussion University of Michigan, Semester in Detroit Students @ Source Booksellers, 4240 Cass Avenue, Ste. 105 Detroit 48201

5/9 – Paintings of Charles Novacek Art Show – “Border Crossings Revisited” Show runs through first week in June., Cromaine District Library, Hartland, MI 48353